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30 Spring Activities for Kids

by The Artful Parent Editorial Team
April 1, 2024

Here are 30 fun and creative spring activities for kids including flower craft ideas, nature art, garden activities, and spring treats!

Updated February 2024

It’s spring! The leaves are unfurling, the flowers are blooming, birds are building nests and gardens are growing.

It’s time to get outside and enjoy the spring weather. And it’s time to explore spring colors and themes through arts and crafts activities.

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We know how busy you are, though, so we’ve made it easy for you.

We’ve compiled a list of 30 spring activities for your family to pick and choose from, including nature crafts, outdoor activities, and books about spring.

Happy spring and happy artful parenting!

Spring Activities for Kids

flower printing
Photo by Andrea Martelle

8 Flower Crafts for Kids

1. Decorate your front door with Flower Petal Stained-Glass Windows

2. Make a Flower Petal Suncatcher

3. Or try a Magical 3D Nature Suncatcher with a cardboard box

4. Try making DIY Flower Crowns and Necklaces

5. Do Flower Printing with flowers you pick from the garden

6. Use flowers and leaves to make Clay Leaf Prints and Pendants

7. Create these Beautiful Flower Flags with flower pounding

8. Make Giant 3D Watercolor Flowers with paper plates

kids playing in sandbox
Photo by Anna Harpe

6 Garden Crafts for Kids

9. Add some Beaded Garden Ornaments to your garden or yard

10. Make a Bean Pole Trellis to read under!

11. Think of some wishes you have for your garden and make Garden Wish Flags

12. Check out our tips for setting up a Kid Friendly Backyard

13. Practice drawing vegetables with this Above & Below in the Garden drawing activity

14. Make 5 Minute Pinecone Bird Feeders on Made Every Day

Want even more garden ideas? Here are our favorite Children’s Books About Gardening

nature observational drawing
Photo by Lia Salza Goldstein

6 Nature Arts and Crafts

15. Go on a nature walk and try these 13 Nature Walk Activities + FREE Scavenger Hunt

16. Try a Painted Branch Project on ArtBar

17. Try some Observational Nature Drawing

18. Make a Nature Diorama

19. Make Gelatin Leaf Prints on Cassie Stephens

20. If you’ve got little ones at home, try one of these 5 Nature Based Art Ideas for Toddlers

paper rainbow
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

5 Spring Activities for Kids

21. Make Bubble Painted Flower Hydrangeas on A Piece of Rainbow

22. Make a Fairy House with air dry clay

23. Try one of these 15 Rainbow Crafts for Kids

24. Make a Birds Nest Playdough Invitation on Fantastic Fun and Learning

25. Make a Suncatcher with Beads

pretzel birds nest
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

5 Spring Treats to Make

26. An Edible Birds’ Nest Snack

27. The Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

28. Bake an Artful Spring Nest Cake with Ice Cream Eggs

29. Make Raspberry Lemon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

30. Make your own Peanut Butter Cups!

And don’t forget to head to the library and check out some picture books about spring. Need suggestions? Ask your children’s librarian or try some of our favorite Children’s Books About Spring!

Would you like a printable version of 30 Spring Activities for Kids to hang on your fridge? If you missed it, clear your cookies & refresh this page!

How about you? Do you have any favorite spring activities for kids and families that we didn’t mention?

Want even more creative ideas?

Check out our Spring Creativity pack!

Let creativity blossom with this fun bundle of art activities perfect for Spring!! This 40-page printable eBook is full of coloring pages, drawing prompts, games, and more!

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